Anglican Theological Review

The Anglican Theological Review is a quarterly journal devoted to theological reflection. The Anglican Theological Review includes peer-reviewed essays and articles of interest to the Anglican community, including articles on the arts, philosophy, and sciences.

Articles from Vol. 86, No. 3, Summer

A Scientific Theology. Vol. 1: Nature
A Scientific Theology. Vol. 1: Nature. By Allster E. McGrath. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2001. xx + 325 pp. $50.00 (cloth).This hook is the first of three volumes on a specific approach to theology, called scientific...
Bioethics from a Faith Perspective: Ethics in Health Care for the Twenty-First Century
Bioethics from a Faith Perspective: Ethics in Health Care for the Twenty-First Century. By Jack Hanford. New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, 2002. xii + 147pp. $49.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).Bioethics from a Faith Perspective relates issues of religious...
Christology: A Global Introduction/What Sort of Human Nature? Medieval Philosophy and the Systematics of Christology
Christology: A Global Introduction. By Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2003. 300 pp. $21.99 (paper).What Sort of Human Nature? Medieval Philosophy and the Systematics of Christology. By Marilyn McCord Adams. Milwaukee, Wis.:...
Divine Economy: Theology and the Market
Divine Economy: Theology and the Market. By D. Stephen Long. London and New York: Routledge, 2000. xii + 321 pp. $90.00 (cloth); $27.99 (paper).Stephen Long, who teaches theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, has fashioned a complex hook...
Editor's Notes
One of the more sinister characters in Evelyn Waugh s first novel is an academic architect who finds it a frustrating assignment to design buildings suitable for human habitation. Humans, in his estimation, are sad misfits. They fail to display either...
Erasmus in the Twentieth Century: Interpretations C 1920-2000
Erasmus in the Twentieth Century: Interpretations c 1920-2000. By Bruce Mansfield. Erasmus Studies. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. xiv + 324 pp. CDN$70.00 (cloth); US$70.00 (cloth).The National Library of Canada describes this book, not...
Facing the World: Orthodox Christian Essays on Global Concerns
Facing the World: Orthodox Christian Essays on Global Concerns. By Anastasios Yannoulatos. Translated by Paul Gottfried. Geneva, Switzerland: WCC/Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2003. 208 pp. $15.95 (paper).Facing the World is a collection...
Farrer in the Pulpit: A Systematic Introduction to His Sermons
Austin Farrer, the hundredth anniversary of whose birth is celebrated this year, has been described as the greatest Anglican thinker of his generation. He was a philosophical theologian and biblical scholar, as well as a noted, preacher and pastoral...
Feminist Theologies for a Postmodern Church: Diversity, Community, and Scripture
Feminist Theologies for a Postmodern Church: Diversity, Community, and Scripture. By Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd. American University Studies, Series 7: Theology and Religion, vol. 219. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. x + 252 pp. $29.95 (paper).Loraine MacKenzie...
Florence Nightingale: The Making of a Radical Theologian
Florence Nightingale: The Making of a Radical Theologian. By Val Webb. St. Louis, Mo.: Chalice Press, 2002. xxiii + 363 pp. $34.99 (cloth).In elementary school, I was told the stoiy of Florence Nightingale, "the lady with the lamp." VaI Webb expands...
Flowers, Pictures, and Crosses: Criticisms of Priscilla Lydia Sellon's Care of Young Girls
Priscilla Lydia Sellon founded one of the first Anglican sisterhoods in 1848 at Devonport, near Plymouth. She soon opened an orphanage for girls, but this enterprise came under attack by some Anglicans, who believed that Sellon's sisterhood encouraged...
In Praise of Open Communion: A Rejoinder to James Farwell
This essay engages in an extended dialogue with James Farwell's Spring 2004 ATR article "Baptism, Eucharist, and the Hospitality of Jesus: On the Practice of Open Communion,'" rebutting many of his arguments against open communion and suggesting a number...
Intruding upon the Timeless: Meditations on Art, Faith, and Mystery
Intruding Upon the Timeless: Meditations on Art, Faith, and Mystery. By Gregory Wolfe. Baltimore, Md.: Square Halo Books, 2003. 172pp. $9.99 (paper).The "meditations" in this provocative book are, in feet, a carefully chosen selection of editorial prefaces,...
Islam: A Mosaic, Not a Monolith
Islam: A Mosaic, Not a Monolith. By Vartan Gregorian, Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2003. xi + 164 pp. $19.95 (cloth).This is a little book with a big mission. Its goal is to build bridges between the Islamic and Western worlds by raising...
Jesuit Science and the Republic of Letters
Jesuit Science and the Republic of Letters. Edited by Mordechai Feingold. Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology Series. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003. xi + 483 pp. $50.00 (cloth).I don't suppose that I am the only one...
Martin Luther: A Life
Martin Luther: A Life. By James A. Nestingen. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 2003. 112 pp. $9.99 (cloth).Martin Luther: A Life is a concise yet easily readable biography of Luther that was published in conjunction with the recent movie on Luther...
Modern Physics and Ancient Faith
Modern Physics and Ancient Faith. By Stephen M. Barr. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. ix + 312 pp. $30.00 (cloth).Stephen Barr, professor of physics at the Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware, presents an extensive...
Readings at the Intersection of Culture and Faith: Intuition, Immunology, and the Free Market
Readings at the Intersection of Culture and Faith: Intuition, Immunology, and the Free MarketBooks DiscussedEmotional Longevity: What Really Determines How Long You Live. By Norman B. Anderson with P. Elizabeth Anderson. New York: Viking, 2003. xiv +...
Restoring the Ties That Bind: The Grassroots Transformation of the Episcopal Church
Restoring the Ties that Bind: The Grassroots Transformation of the Episcopal Church. By William Sachs and Thomas Holland. New York: Church Publishing Company, 2003. ix + 347 pp. $25.00 (paper).I acquired a copy of Restoring the Ties that Bind at the...
Stewart Headlam's Radical Anglicanism: The Mass, the Masses, and the Music Hall
Stewart Headlam's Radical Anglicanism: The Mass, the Masses, and the Music Hall. By John Richard Orens. Champaign, 111.: University of Illinois Press, 2003. xii + 184 pp. $29.95 (cloth).Scholars who write biographies these days tend to fall into two...
The Changeless, the Changeable, and the Changing: Thoughts on the Future of Anglicanism(s)
Anglicanism has long been a communion containing within itself a diversity of theological opinions and various worship styles, which have often been characterized as "parties." In recent years diversity has been stretched to the breaking point, such...
The Concept of Woman. Vol. 2: The Early Humanist Reformation, 1250-1500
The Concept of Woman. Vol. 2: The Early Humanist Reformation, 1250-1500. By Prudence Allen, R.S.M. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2002. xxiv + 1,161 pp. $70.00 (paper).At over 1,000 pages, Alien's ambitious second volume...
The Founding Moment: Church, Society, and the Construction of Trinity College
The Founding Moment: Church, Society, and the Construction of Trinity College. By William Westfall. McGill-Queens Studies in the History of Religion. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001. xiv + 160 pp. CDN$49.95 (cloth); US$49.95...
The Madonna Murders
The Madonna Murders. By Pamela Cranston. Oakland, Calif.: St. Huberts Press, 2003. 327pp. $14.95 (paper).In the last two decades of the twentieth century, a striking number of clerical murder mysteries were published, and of these a significant number...
The Making of Sages: Biblical Wisdom and Contemporary Culture
The Making of Sages: Biblical Wisdom and Contemporary Culture. By Dorm F. Morgan. Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 2002. xxv + 182 pp. $22.00 (paper).Donn F. Morgan s study of biblical wisdom and contemporary management and learning theory...
The Medieval Church in Manuscripts
The Medieval Church in Manuscripts. By justin Clegg. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. 64 pp. $19.95 (paper).The culminating sentence of Clegg's book aptly sums up the rationale behind his project: "the wealth of images provided in medieval...
Theological Breadth, Interconnection, Tradition, and Gender: Hildegard, Hadewijch, and Julian Today
As women theologians, especially, have made dear, we and our world are complex. We need theology which relates that complexity coherently to God. In that regard there is something to be learned from medieval theological reflections, which are often much...
The Oxford Movement: A Thematic History of the Tractarians and Their Times
The Oxford Movement: A Thematic History of the Tractarians and Their Times. By C. Brad Faught. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003. xi + 1.84 pp. $29.95 (cloth); $22.50 (paper).One of my students said to me that the world...
The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation
The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation. Edited by Thomas G. Weinandy and Daniel A. Keating. London and New York: T&T Clark, 2003. xv + 269 pp. $60.00 (cloth).The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation...
The Works of Jonathan Edwards: Writings on the Trinity, Grace, and Faith
The Works of Jonathan Edwards: Writings on the Trinity, Grace, and Faith. Edited by Sang Hyun Lee. The Works of Jonathan Edwards, vol. 21. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. xii + 566 pp. 0 $0 950 .0 00 (cloth).The Yale edition of The Works of Jonathan...